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/-jii-/ medial

 
shape of body or torso; something soft and hollow like a body, a bag, or a belly
 
something three-dimensional, something soft or hollow 
 
Type:
medial
Subtypes:
classifier
andoojii' vta feel around for h/ or it (animate) (using something)
andoojii'an vti [N] feel for it (using something); (try to) find it (using something)
andoojiin vta [N] feel for, grope for h/ or it (animate); (try to) find h/ or it animate (with the hand)
andoojiishkan vti [N] feel for it (with the foot or body)
andoojiishkaw vta [N] feel for h/ (with foot or body)
bagaskijii'an vti hit it making a slapping noise
baapaazagojiizi vai s/he has scratches on h/ belly
baashkijiibidoon vti2 squash and burst i(some bag-like) t with hands
baashkijiibizh vta squash and burst h/ (something bag-like) with hands
baashkijiide vii it (bag- or belly-like) bursts open, pops open
baashkijiiganaam vta burst h/ stomach open by hitting, burst h/ (something bag-like) by hitting
baashkijiiganaandan vti burst it (something bag-like) by hitting
baashkijii' vta burst h/ open (using something)
baashkijii'an vti burst it open (using something)
baashkijiise vai s/he (something bag-like) bursts
baashkijiise vii it (something bag-like) bursts
baashkijiisidoon vti2 burst it (something bag-like) by dropping it or hitting it against something
baashkijiisin vii it falls and bursts, bursts on impact
baashkijiishim vta burst h/ (something bag-like) by dropping or hitting against
baashkijiishin vai s/he, it (animate) falls and bursts, bursts on impact; s/he has a blow-out
baashkijiishkan vti burst it (with foot or body)
baashkijiishkaw vta burst h/ (with foot or body)
baashkijiizo vai it (animate; bag- or belly-like) bursts open, pops open (from heat)
bikojii vai s/he is paunchy, is pot-bellied
biskijiigaabawi vai s/he stands bent over at the waist
biskijiitaa vai s/he bends, folds, flexes h/ body
biigojiise vii it ruptures; it tears open
biigojiishkaa vai s/he bursts open
biigojiishkaa vii it bursts open
bookojiibidoon vti2 break, tear it (body or something bag-like) in two
bookojiibizh vta break, tear h/ (as a body or something bag-like) in two
dakojiiminagizi vai s/he is short and stubby, is a runt
daadojiide vii it bursts open (from heat)
debijiiyaabowe vai s/he fills up with liquid, has enough liquid in h/ belly
dewijiizi vai s/he has a stomachache
ginagijiibizh vta tickle h/ (at the mid-section)
ginagijiin vta tickle h/ (at the mid-section)
ginwaabiigijiizi vai s/he is long-bodied, has a long torso
ginwaakojiiyoonagad vii it (canoe or boat) is long
madwegamijiizo vai h/ stomach growls
mangijiizi vai s/he is big-bellied
maagojiibidoon vti2 squeeze it (something soft and hollow or belly-like)
maagojiibizh vta squeeze h/ belly, squeeze h/ (something soft and hollow or belly-like)
mikoojii' vta find, discover, feel h/ using something
mikoojii'an vti find, discover, feel (the shape of) it using something
mikoojiin vta find, discover, feel h/ with the hand or fingers
mikoojiinan vti feel for, grope for it; (try to) find it (with the hand)
mikoojiishkan vti find, discover it by feeling around with the foot or body
miishijiimin na a peach
nabagijiishin vai s/he has a flat tire
nanaandoojii'an vti feel around for it (using something)
nanaandoojii'wi vta
nanaandoojiin vta feel around for h/ or it (animate)
nanaandoojiinan vti feel around for it
nandoojii' vta feel around for h/ or it (animate) (using something)
nandoojii'an vti feel around for it (using something)
nandoojiin vta feel for, grope for h/ or it (animate); (try to) find h/ or it animate (with the hand)
nandoojiinan vti feel for, grope for it; (try to) find it (with the hand)
nandoojiishkan vti [S] feel for it (with the foot or body)
nandoojiishkaw vta [S] feel for h/ (with foot or body)
nookijiishkaa vii it (something bag-like, belly-like) softens, gets soft
nookijiishkaa vai it (animate; something bag-like, belly-like) softens, gets soft
nookijiiyaa vii it (something bag-like, belly-like) is soft
nookijiizi vai s/he is soft-bellied; it (animate; something bag-like, belly-like) is soft
ombijiishkaa vai s/he is bloated
ombijiizan vti pop it (wild rice); make it rise with heat
ozhaawashkojiisag ni foxfire; (a piece of) rotten wood that glows at night
ozhaawishkojiisag ni [NI] foxfire; (a piece of) rotten wood that glows at night
waagijiiyaa vii it (something three-dimensional and soft) is bent
zinigojiibizh vta massage h/
zhiigoojiin vta deflate h/
zhiigoojiinan vti deflate it